Hempel Hempadur 47940 is a two-component, polyamide adduct cured, high build epoxy paint which combines a relatively high volume solids with a short drying time. BBA Cert No. 08/H135-PS6. Highway Agency Item No.111
Hempel Hempadur 47940 is best used for application in the marine and industrial environment for providing a high adhesion primer to the surface ready for a decorative top-coat to be applied.
Hempel Hempadur 47940 can be applied using spray for large surface coverage of approximately 6.1m2 per litre and can also be applied using brush or roller for smaller trickier areas. New steel: Abrasive blasting to Sa 2½ (ISO 8501-1:2007). For temporary protection, if required, use a suitable shop primer. All damage of shop primer and contamination from storage and fabrication should be thoroughly cleaned prior to final painting. For repair and touch-up use: HEMPADUR ZP 47940.
Application onto non-sealed aluminium/zinc metallised surfaces or zinc silicates: A proper mist-coat technique is necessary in order to avoid/reduce the risk of “popping”/ ”pinholes”. Depending on the actual conditions of application, add thinner up to: 50%.
Surface and Environment
Hempel Hempadur 47940 is ideal for use in an external environment and should be applied to structural steel found in atmospheric conditions. Please feel free to give us a call for more information about the range of Hempel products and their best uses.
- Highways Agency Approved. Item number 111.
- BBA Cert No. 08/H135-PS6
- Pigmented with zinc phosphate
- Used as a primer in epoxy systems in atmospheric exposure
|Type:||Polyamide Adduct Cured Epoxy|
|Stock Colours:||12170 Grey|
|Tintable:||Yes, upon request. Please note, bespoke tints are non refundable / exchangeable|
|VOC Content:||251.0g per Litre|
|Suitable Substrates:||For new steel|
|Application Method:||Brush or Airless Spray|
|Theoretical Coverage:||6.1 m2 per litre at 125 microns|
|Wet Film Thickness (WFT):||175 microns|
|Dry Film Thickness (DFT):||125 microns|
|Pot Life:||1 hour at 20°C|
|Overcoatable:||According to Specification - see data sheets|
|Fully Cured:||7 days at 20°C|
|Cleaner / Thinner:||Clean tools with HEMPEL'S TOOL CLEANER 99610. Thin with HEMPEL'S THINNER 08450 (5%)|
|Packaging:||Available in 5 and 20 Litres|
The manufacturers data sheets are available for download from this website. It is your responsibility to read and understand all aspects of the data sheets before you place an order and prior to application. Please pay special attention to the preparation, mixing and application temperatures of the product, cleaning of substrate and environmental factors such as temperature, rain etc. Quoted coverage rates are based on the manufacturers theoretical rates and may vary depending upon substrates absorption, texture and application. We always recommend a test is carried out to ensure suitability.
Customer further agrees that Promain have no liability for any errors or omissions contained within the Product Data Sheets and are not liable for failure due to misapplication or inadequate substrate cleaning and preparation. For more information please refer to our Terms & Conditions.